Nu Civilisation Orchestra leads a 50th anniversary reimagining of Bowie’s Aladdin Sane, with Anna Calvi, Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Roxanne Tataei and Lynks.
Another sold out show for Jazz Jamaica All Stars
A great show with Tomorrow’s Warriors well represented on the stage:
- 12 of the 23 Jazz Jamaica musicians were current/alumnus members of Tomorrow’s Warriors
- 43% of the musicians in Jazz Jamaica were women
- 78% of all the musicians on stage (Jazz Jamaica and Urban Soul Orchestra) were from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds, and 73% of all musicians in the aggregated band were women
- 2 of our Warriors made their Jazz Jamaica All Stars debuts on this show, one of them a young string player!
Nice one, Mr Crosby!
Photos by Kwame Lestrade except where indicated
Big thanks to all of the 2,000+ fans and supporters who came to our sold out Royal Festival Hall Love Motown!show on 19 July. Once again, our fans turned up in their thousands on one of the hottest days of the year to see us pay tribute to the music from the Motorcity. By the end of the show, we had everyone up on their feet and dancing, if not in the street, then definitely in the seats and the aisles of this iconic venue.
It was set to be a fantastic show but, regrettably, we faced quite a few glitches, which were evident on the day. As a result we fell short of the very high bar we set ourselves. We are very sorry about this. It’s clear, from the feedback we’ve received, that the vast majority of people really enjoyed the show but a few of our fans…
View original post 175 more words